One thing is certain: whether in our waking life, or in the dreams that visit our evening’s rest, thoughts and feelings fill our every present moment. Like the invisible winds that move the branches on the trees, we live in […]
The fabric of the false self is made up from innumerable strands of experience woven together by an imaginary tailor who lives in terror that what it has made will unravel. This false self has its own unseen life; it […]
In the life of all who aspire to realize a conscious relationship with the Divine, there comes a time when their journey reaches what seems to be a complete impasse. These encounters of the unwanted kind represent distinct stages along […]
Only by our deliberate interior work to realize a world within and yet beyond our self do we make this glad discovery. . .
When, at times, the spiritual aspirant feels as though there’s no reason to go on…because he can no longer believe in an imagined good somewhere ahead of him, he comes to what seems a complete dead end. And yet, it […]
Winter cannot recall the fullness of summer, Nor summer the trees grown stark and cold, So seasons pass in the footsteps of each other, Never growing younger or ever turning old.
Our True Self is, in part, a secret field where a never-ending cycle of ebb and flow plays itself out in passing expressions of alternating fullness and emptiness, much as runoff winter waters from great mountains rush down to fill […]
We can either spend our time thinking about what we don’t have, feeling empty and bitter over some imagined contentment lost… or we can become quietly aware of what we already are and find there, within our Self, what is […]
In those times when we’re busy dreaming up the next plan, the next love, the next thrill, aren’t we really looking for a way to renew ourselves? Most of us experience “renewal” when some idea or a hope that we […]